I think I've found a bug with gigedit:

I change the file from gigastudio v2 to gigastudio v3, save and then
re-open the file, but the 'properties' combo box is still set to V2, and I
get the warning when trying to combine instruments.

Andrew.

On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 7:07 PM, Christian Schoenebeck <
schoeneb...@linuxsampler.org> wrote:

> On Sunday, July 16, 2017 18:31:23 Andrew C wrote:
> > I assume if I just re-save the file using 'file -> save as', gigedit will
> > re-save it as a gig v3 format file?
>
> No, gigedit won't do that automatically. That behavior is intentional.
> Because
> otherwise the gig file would no longer load in older GigaStudio versions
> (talking about the original software on Windows). So you must go the file
> properties in gigedit, then switch the combo box from v2 to v3 and then
> save
> the gig file. After you did that, combining your instruments should work
> just
> fine.
>
> BTW you only get that warning message if the combine algorithm would need
> to
> use a feature that is only available with Gig format v3 (i.e. if the
> instrument would exceed the v2 limitation of max. dimension regions).
>
> Also when you create instruments from scratch, gigedit will create them as
> v3
> format by default. So you only have v2 format gig files if you got them
> from
> somewhere else (i.e. commercial gig library, downloaded from a shop, etc).
>
> CU
> Christian
>
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